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Border Patrol wrapup

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Border Patrol wrapup

A summary of Border Patrol activities in the Tucson Sector over the past 24 hours, provided by U.S. Customs and Border Protection:


On Monday, Douglas Station agents apprehended a Mexican man, who was found to have a 2009 assault and rape conviction in in California. He was held for prosecution by the U.S. Attorney’s Office.

Also on Monday, Douglas agents apprehended a Mexican man east of Douglas who was found to have an arrest in Colorado for child abuse this year. He was held for federal prosecution.


On Monday, Willcox agents found five bundles of marijuana, weighing 248 pounds, after catching a driver who had evaded them. The vehicle had been stolen in Tucson, the Border Patrol said. It was turned the vehicle over to the Cochise County Sheriff’s Office. The marijuana, worth $124,000, was taken to the Willcox Station for processing.


On Monday, the Border Patrol’s Search, Trauma and Rescue team found three illegal immigrant Salvadorans crossing the west desert. The subjects, two adults and a 14-month-old child, were suffering from moderate dehydration, sunburns and blisters on their feet. They were taken to a local hospital for treatment.

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